March Speaker Series: York Pioneers and Scadding Cabin

The March Speaker Series for 2021 is taking place on Tuesday, March 16 at 7pm, hosted on Zoom.

Join Fred Robbins, President of the York Pioneers for a talk examining the history of the York Pioneers & a virtual tour of Scadding Cabin, a 1794 log cabin on the grounds of Exhibition Place.

The event is free to attend, but donations are kindly accepted (suggested $5/person)

Registration is required in advance:

February 2021 Speaker Series: Slavery in Canada

The February Speaker Series for 2021 is taking place on Tuesday, February 16 at 7pm, hosted on Zoom, and the theme was chosen in honour of Black History Month.

Jennifer Weymark, Archivist for the Oshawa Museum, examines the history of Slavery in Canada, focusing on the too often overlooked aspect of chattel slavery in Canada, while learning more about John Baker, an enslaved man with connections to Oshawa.

The event is free to attend, but donations are kindly accepted (suggested $3/person)

Registration is required in advance: